Monday, December 14, 2015

The Christmas List - One Pound of Baby Ruth Bars

1928 ad from the Curtiss Candy Company of Chicago, then owner of a couple of famous candies: the Baby Ruth Bar and the Butterfinger Bar. This particular ad, along with the first coupon I've ever found, ran in Boys Life in December of that year and featured an illustration of a candy that looks a lot more like the cross-section of a brain than anything I'd want to find in my stocking on Christmas morning. But it does come in a new one pound box - one pound of candied brains...

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